 The online journals Statistical Science and Statistics Surveys contain many excellent discussion and expository articles.
 Lehmann, E. L. (1990) Model Specification: The Views of Fisher and Neyman, and Later Developments, Statistical Science, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 160168. [euclid]
 Cox, D. R. (1990) Role of models in statistical analysis, Statistical Science, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 169174. [euclid]
 Breiman, Leo (2001) Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures (with discussion) Statistical Science, Vol. 16, No. 3, 199–231. [euclid]
 Efron, Bradley (2003) Second Thoughts on the Bootstrap Statist. Sci. Volume 18, 135140. [euclid]
 Kass, Robert E. (2011) Statistical Inference: The Big Picture (with discussion pp 1020), Statist. Sci. Volume 26, Number 1, 19. [euclid]
 Statistical Science 27(4) 2012, special issue on sparsity and regularization methods
 Collected Papers of R.A. Fisher Relating to Statistical & Mathematical Theory and Applications
 On the Mathematical Foundations of Theoretical Statistics, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, A: 222: 309368 (1922) [CP 2440/15172]. (Better to get whole paper through JSTOR.)
 On the Interpretation of x^{2}from Contingency Tables, and the Calculation of P Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, 85: 8794 (1922) [CP 2440/15173]
 Theory of Statistical Estimation, Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 22: 700725 (1925) [CP 2440/15186]
 On a Property Connecting the X^{2 }Measure of Discrepancy with the Method of Maximum Likelihood Atti del Congresso Internazionale dei Matematici, Bologna, 6: 95100 (1928) [CP 2440/15197]
 John W. Tukey The Future of Data Analysis, Annals of Mathematical Statistics, Vol. 33, No. 1 (Mar., 1962), pp. 167 [JSTOR ]
 Kagan and Shepp A Sufficiency Paradox: An Insufficient Statistic
Preserving the Fisher Information, The American Statistician, February 2005, Vol. 59, No. 1, 5456 [JSTOR]
 Richard D. Gill and Boris Y. Levit,
Applications of the van Trees Inequality: A Bayesian CramérRao Bound,
Bernoulli, Vol. 1, No. 1/2 (Mar.  Jun., 1995), pp. 5979
[JSTOR]
